As you know, fresh herbs are a great way to add extra flavor, color and aroma to your cooking. But one huge downside is that fresh herbs don’t last very long. If you are only cooking a few times a week, then chances are most of your herbs are probably going to go bad...
Lime Basil Seeds
Sweet and tangy, lemon basil brings two delicious flavors into one compact plant. An heirloom breed of sweet basil, the plant has large, robust leaves and beautiful blooming flowers. Use in potato dishes, with fish or vegetables, in dressings or iced tea for a refreshing boost!
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|Dimensions||3.25 × 3.25 × 0.05 in|
1 year (annual)
|Hydro / Soil|
Grows best in hydroponics (about twice as fast) but is happy in soil too.
|Container / Indoors|
Plant 5 sites in a 4" (1 pint) container. In larger containers, space sites 2" apart. For each site plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.
|Outdoor / Inground|
Plant 5 site per square foot. For each site, plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.
Allow 12 to 16 inches of space between plants. Can grow up to three feet in height.
|Taste & Nutritional Value|
Delicious, tangy, citrus flavor combined with the delightful sweetness of basil. Lime Basil has a lot of nutritional properties, containing high amounts of Vitamin K, C and A, plus Calcium and Iron.
Lime Basil is native to tropical Africa, India and Southeast Asia, where to this day it is still cultivated. It was brought to tropical America during the 1700’s and eventually to Australia. Today, it is used as an insect repellent in many gardens. It also attracts bees and other pollinators. In India, Lime Basil is used for wounds and is prescribed for digestive issues. In tropical Africa Lime Basil has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries.
|Recommended for (recipes)|
With its citrusy taste, lime basil makes a great addition to seafood and chicken dishes. Infuse it in a simple syrup for a tangy margarita or try lime basil pie for an adventurous and refreshing dessert.
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